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Lord, Stephen Downs

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/25/63, m/i 1/5/64, 5SGT, Co. B, 17th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Great Falls, NH
Death: 07/08/1932

Burial: Family farm Cemetery, Lebanon, ME
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: This cemetery is on private property!

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Peter Glendinning, Bristol, RI

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Family farm Cemetery, Lebanon, ME

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Obituary

Stephen D Lord, 87, Civil War Veteran, Dies at Lebanon

Stephen D Lord, 87, a Civil War Veteran, prominent in the political and civic life of the county, died suddenly at his home in Lebanon Friday night. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon. Survivors are a son, Walter R Lord of Lebanon, and two daughters, Mrs Benjamin Mason of Peabody, Mass, and Mrs Clara Howes of Kennebunk.

Mr Lord served for 22 years in the Senate as doorkeeper and assistant messenger. When but 17 years old he enlisted in Company B, 17th Vermont Regiment, and served two years. He was badly wounded later during the fighting at Cold Harbor.

Returning from the war, Mr Lord became active in the affairs of the town. He was a teacher, superintendent of schools and member of the school board for consecutive periods totaling most of his mature life. Mr Lord was a farmer and poultry man for many years. He died in the house in which he was born.

Sanford (Maine) Tribune and Advocate, July 14th 1932

Courtesy of Steve Dow.

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